Merzouga Activities

MERZOUGA DESERT 4X4 TOUR

DESERT TOUR AROUND ERG CHEBBI AND VISITING KHAMLIA

After breakfast, the campaign begins to explore the small villages around the dunes of Erg Chebbi, as labied Hassi, Merzouga and Khamlia. In Hassi labied will stop at the garden where you will see the system of irrigation canals. From here we follow the road to Merzouga. Near Merzouga, you will have the opportunity to see the lake Dayet Srji formed in the spring that attracts flocks of pink flamingos and wildlife; Birdwatchers will enjoy this quiet area. Kamlia on our way to meet the locals hope to show their desert foxes. You can also find desert reptiles and mammals. In Khamlia, known as the black people who were slaves from Sudan.He hospitably welcomed with a cup of tea while enjoying their spiritual Gnawa music. Leaving Khamlia our next stop is at the panoramic view of golden dunes near the Algerian border. We can  going to visit a nomadic family, who are living under the Berber tent and who are taking care of herds of cattle, goats and camels. It was presented to members of the family and get to know about their way of life while enjoying the taste of a good cup of tea. After this you will have the opportunity to visit the sites of black volcanic rocks. Continuing, you reach the panorama near Yasmina Auberge where you will be amazed at the scene of the dunes, along the nearby lake (spring). Return to the hotel for lunch and relax.

AVAILABILITY AND TIME :

Desert tour 4×4 is available every day , very popular activity in Merzouga desert. The desert excursion starts at 10 and and finishes at 5pm or it will starts on your required time. Please contact us for more info.

SAND-BOARDING IN MERZOUGA DESERT ERG CHEBBI

Experience the Sahara desert in Morocco and enjoy Sandboarding Merzouga at the largest high sand dunes in Morocco – Erg Chebbi Sand dunes .

Sandboarding in Morocco desert : is a board sport that involves riding across or down dunes while standing with both feet attached to a board . Sandboarding Merzouga increased in popularity over recent years. To avid snowboarders and skiers, sandboarding may seem like a piece of cake. Despite soft and warm sand, sandboarding involves hiking steep dunes and zooming down as speeds of up to 50 mph! Sandboarding excursions are often paired with camel trekking , star gazing, and camping the desert dunes of Merzouga.

Sand boarding activity in Merzouga is wonderful way to discover the sand dunes of Merzouga in funny way.  Once in your desert camp at one of the largest sand dune we enjoy sliding down the desert sand dunes on your board.

AVAILABILITY AND TIME :

Sand-boarding is available every day , very popular activity in desert camp. The activity is scheduled on request.

BERBER COOKING LESSON IN MERZOUGA DESERT ERG CHEBBI

Merzouga Cooking lessons takes you to a place in the family kitchen at the desert house with several generations of … We reach Merzouga on the edge of the Sahara desert. Merzouga is an optimal destination for special food of the region. Restaurants riads and hotels offer classes in cooking Tagine, as well as a number of other dishes. Chefs and cooking professionals are at your disposal to show you how to make the authentic of Morocco’s cuisine as Tagin; Couscous at the top. This special experience will give you idea on the stylish Moroccan meals. We will join a local Berber family in their house and the Berber Merzouga cooking lessons is run by an experienced cook whose trade secrets have passed down her family for generations. English speaking guide, will do the translation to English. It will be assisting in the cooking class as you learn about the techniques of traditional local cooking. We learn how to make mint tea, also Moroccan bread, and how to cook it in a traditional oven above a wooden fire. A desert picnic during the day out of the camp in the middle of Merzouga sand dunes or in the safsaf river (where nomads and water) a great place to view other great Merzouga desert landscapes and a place to practice some desert cooking classes? the traditional Berber pizza cooked on the fire and sand and the Berber tagine are the great plat to experience.

AVAILABILITY AND TIME :

Berber cooking lesson is available every day , very popular activity in desert camp. The activity is scheduled on request.

QUAD AND BUGGY DRIVING IN MERZOUGA DESERT ERG CHEBBI

Quad biking has become a popular sport in Morocco, especially around Merzouga and the Erg Chebbi dunes ,If you are already or will be you in Merzouga, We invite you to Merzouga quad biking out of the town to see more of this magical country and experience  Quad biking into desert to have fun in the sand dunes as you can also Camping in Merzouga by Quad .

Merzouga is a town of only 2,000 people (the jumping-ff point for excursions), and the Erg Chebbi dunes are 50 kilometers in length, five kilometers wide, and up to 350 meters in height. The best way to go is to hire a guide and/or local driver who will be able to expertly navigate the terrain, and will most likely take you east in the area along the Algerian border. Fortunately, several companies in the area offer fantastic guides and services.

AVAILABILITY AND TIME :

Quad and buggy driving is available every day , very popular activity in desert camp. The activity is scheduled on request.